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Dates and deadlines

Management and Economics

Application deadline

Summer semester:

January 15, 2017 / Early Bird Application November 15, 2016

Winter semester:

June 30, 2017 / Early Bird Application May 15, 2017

Admission procedures

Applications may be submitted all year round. Selection procedures take place in summer and winter for the Bachelor programmes. Applications for the Master programmes are accepted for the winter semester.

Dates for selection seminars

The Bachelor degree programmes start in summer and winter. Applications for the Master programmes in Management and PPE are accepted for the winter semester.

Selection dates for the summer semester 2017:

Early selection seminars for early bird applications:

  • Calendar week 50 2016
  • Calendar week 3 2017

Regular selection seminars:

  • Calendar week 7 2017
  • Calendar week 10 2017

Selection dates for the winter semester 2017:

Early selection seminars for early bird applications:

  • Calendar week 22 2017
  • Calendar week 25 2017
  • Calendar week 26 2017

Regular selection seminars:

  • Calendar week 28 2017
  • Calendar week 29 2017
  • Calendar week 30 2017
  • Calendar week 36 2017

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Philosophy and Culture

Application deadline

The application deadlines for all degree programmes are:

  • January 15 for the summer semester
  • June 30 for the winter semester

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

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Nursing science

Application deadline

Application deadline for Innovative Nursing Practice is August 31, 2011.

Applications for the Master program in Nursing Science are welcome all year round.

Admission dates

The regular start for the programmes in Innovative Nursing Practice, Nursing Science, and Dementia is each winter semester. For the Master program in Nursing Science, depending on applications, we may accept beginners for the summer semester of 2012, too.

Appointments for admission interviews

As a rule we make individual appointments for admission interviews. Upon receipt and assessment of your written application we shall arrange appointments and inform you accordingly.

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Deadlines for applications:

  • for the winter semester 2016/17: 15 February 2016
  • for the summer semester 2017: 15 July 2016

Starting in December, the online system UWE (electronic campus management system for UW/H) is activated for applications for the winter semester 2016/17. Please send written applications via standard mail by 15 February (date of postmark).


The Faculty accepts 42 beginners each semester, in summer and winter.


Please note that the number of applicants is high. Two to three months upon receipt of your application we shall send you either an invitation to attend a weekend of admission interviews at Witten/Herdecke University (next level in application procedures), or written confirmation that your application has been rejected.

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Dental Medicine

Application deadline

Winter semester 2017/18: June 2 2017

Please note:

The deadline is not extendable, and application documents sent by mail must have reached the student dean’s office by this date.

Admission procedure

Online admission / postal admission starts February 27 2017
Online admission / postal admission ends June 2 2017
Selection process: July 3 - July 6 2017

Admission dates

Beginners: winter semester
Students changing over from other universities: both summer and winter semester


Lateral entry to a higher semester is possible provided openings are available.



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Phone: +49 (0)2302 / 926-0

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